Twentieth Century

  • (noun): The century from 1901 to 2000.

Some articles on twentieth century, century:

Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation - Definition
... index suggests that the North Atlantic SST anomaly at the end of the twentieth century is equally divided between the externally forced component and ...
History Of Science And Technology In The People's Republic Of China - Historical Development of Science and Technology Policy - Pre-1949 Patterns
... the world in science and technology from about the tenth century to about the fifteenth century ... China dwindled, however, after the 14th century ... In the nineteenth century, the trauma of repeated defeat at the hands of Western invaders (in 1840-41 and 1860) finally convinced some Chinese leaders of the need to master foreign military technology ...
Athena (Saint Seiya) - Character Outline - Backstory
... has been featured by Kurumada in this story, who in the eighteenth century was known as Tenma ... battled Hades in the age of myth, then in the fifteenth century, eighteenth century and finally in the twentieth century ... She battled Poseidon in the twentieth century, 2000 years after their battle in the region of Attica ...
Lionesses - Population and Conservation Status - In Captivity
... of exotic animals that are the core of zoo exhibits since the late eighteenth century members of this group are invariably large vertebrates and include elephants, rhinoceroses ... The first European "zoos" spread amongst noble and royal families in the thirteenth century, and until the seventeenth century were called seraglios at that time, they came to be called menageries, an extension of ... Lions were kept at the Tower of London in a seraglio established by King John in the thirteenth century, probably stocked with animals from an earlier menagerie started in ...
Sianowo - Twentieth Century
... The Pilgrims' Square, where approximately 20,000 people assemble every year to celebrate the July church festival, has been restored ... For the festival, about 40 companies of pilgrims arrive on foot each year ...

Famous quotes related to twentieth century:

    In the middle of the next century, when the literary establishment will reflect the multicultural makeup of this country and not be dominated by assimiliationists with similar tastes, from similar backgrounds, and of similar pretensions, Langston Hughes will be to the twentieth century what Walt Whitman was to the nineteenth.
    Ishmael Reed (b. 1938)

    The nineteenth century planted the words which the twentieth ripened into the atrocities of Stalin and Hitler. There is hardly an atrocity committed in the twentieth century that was not foreshadowed or even advocated by some noble man of words in the nineteenth.
    Eric Hoffer (1902–1983)

    As the twentieth century ends, commerce and culture are coming closer together. The distinction between life and art has been eroded by fifty years of enhanced communications, ever-improving reproduction technologies and increasing wealth.
    Stephen Bayley (b. 1951)

    The real passion of the twentieth century is servitude.
    Albert Camus (1913–1960)

    Doubt, it seems to me, is the central condition of a human being in the twentieth century.
    Salman Rushdie (b. 1947)